Welcome to the ACLCO

Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario Linking poverty law clinics and their communities throughout Ontario in a common voice. Association des cliniques juridques communautaires de l'Ontario Réunir les cliniques juridiques en matiére de droit des pauvres et leurs commautés en Ontario par le biais d’une voix commune.

For Members

For Members

About the ACLCO

About the ACLCO

About Community Legal Clinics

About Community Legal Clinics

Getting Legal Help

Getting Legal Help

What's New

2021 Community Champion Award

Omar Khan is the recipient of the 2021 Community Champion award, nominated for the award by Don Valley Community Legal Services. The Community Champion Award is a way of recognizing those who advocate and fight on behalf of our clients, often in the trenches with clinics

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Proposed Rules Under the Legal Aid Services Act, 2020: Impact on Community Legal Clinics

In July 2020, Ontario passed new legislation governing the provision of legal aid services. The Legal Aid board has proposed rules to govern this under the new legislation. Patricia Hughs comments on the new rules and their relationship to the 2020 Act as they apply to community legal clinics.

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Legal Aid Ontario facing up to $70 million funding drop amid COVID-19 ‘perfect storm

From the Toronto Star (July 13, 2020): https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/13/legal-aid-ontario-facing-up-to-70-million-funding-drop-amid-covid-19-perfect-storm.html As demand for legal aid services rises from Ontarians facing evictions, job loss, domestic violence and other issues, Legal Aid Ontario is staring down a funding crisis that lawyers say could decimate front-line services in the coming months. “There could be anywhere from a $60 to $70 million shortfall,” said Lenny Abramowicz,

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